Interest Group Politics

Author:   Allan J. Cigler ,  Burdett A. Loomis
Publisher:   SAGE Publications Inc
Edition:   8th Revised edition
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9781604266375


Pages:   432
Publication Date:   05 October 2011
Replaced By:   9781483374819
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Allan J. Cigler ,  Burdett A. Loomis
Publisher:   SAGE Publications Inc
Imprint:   CQ Press
Edition:   8th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 22.80cm
Weight:   0.460kg
ISBN:  

9781604266375


ISBN 10:   1604266376
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   05 October 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Replaced By:   9781483374819
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Introduction: The Changing Nature of Interest Group Politics - Burdett A. Loomis and Allan J. Cigler PART ONE: GROUP ORGANIZATION Learning to Lobby: Groups, Venues, and Information in 18th-Century America - Burdett A. Loomis Reappraising the Survival Question: Why We Should Focus on Interest Group Organizational Form and Careers - Darren Halpin and Anthony J. Nownes Trade Associations, the Collective Action Dilemma, and the Problem of Cohesion - Lee Drutman Dissenting Doctors: The Internal Politics of the AMA during the Health Care Reform Debate - Maryann Barakso Learning Civic Leadership: Leader Skill Development in the Sierra Club - Matthew Baggetta, Chaeyoon Lim, Kenneth T. Andrews, Marshall Ganz, and Hahrie C. Hahn PART TWO: GROUPS AND THE ELECTORAL PROCESS Interest Group Money in the 2008 Federal Election - Allan J. Cigler Interest Group Television Advertising in Presidential and Congressional Elections - Michael Franz Bridging the Gap between Political Parties and Interest Groups - Michael T. Heaney PART THREE: GROUPS AND POLICYMAKING Issue Advertising and Legislative Advocacy in Health Politics - Richard L. Hall and Richard Anderson Gridlock Lobbying: Breaking, Creating, and Maintaining Legislative Stalemate - Jennifer Nicoll Victor Not Just Another Special Interest: The Intergovernmental Lobby Revisited - Beverly A. Cigler The Rise and Fall and Rise of the China Lobby in the United States - Ronald J. Hrebenar and Clive S. Thomas Ethnic Interest Groups and American Foreign Policy: A Growing Interest? - James M. McCormick The Allure of Reform: The Increasing Demand for Health Care Lobbying From Clinton's Task Force to Obama's Big [Expletive] Deal - Timothy M. LaPira PART FOUR: CONCLUSION Stalemate Meets Uncertainty: Organized Interests in a Partisan Era - Allan J. Cigler and Burdett A. Loomis

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Allan J. Cigler is Chancellor's Club Teaching Professor of Political Science at the University of Kansas. He received his doctorate from Indiana University. His research and writing focus on parties and interest groups, particularly on the relationship between the two mediating institutions. Burdett A. Loomis is professor of political science at the University of Kansas. A former American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow and recipient of a Kemper Teaching Award, he has written extensively on legislatures, political careers, interest groups, and policymaking.

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